Job Opportunities


The KION Group has a global presence with products, services and solutions provided by its six brand companies. The KION Group is the European market leader and the world's second largest manufacturer of forklift trucks and warehouse technology, and it is one of the leading international suppliers in the sector in China. The Linde and STILL brands serve the premium segment worldwide, while Baoli focuses on the value and economy segments. Fenwick is the material-handling market leader in France, OM STILL is a market leader in Italy and Voltas is one of the two market leaders in India.

But these strong foundations were not the only thing that enabled the KION Group to generate revenue of around €4.5 billion in 2013. The key factor was our workforce of more than 22,000 people, who go the extra mile for our customers every day. We stand for sustainable, profitable growth through focusing on a clearly defined business segment.

A trainee or intern in the Investor Relations team

We are currently looking for a motivated candidate to fill the following vacancy in our Corporate Finance/Investor Relations department at the head office of the KION Group, for an immediate start:

A trainee or intern in the Investor Relations team

Main duties:

  • To support the team in drawing up analyses, presentations and reports
  • To maintain and analyse our investor database
  • To perform benchmarking and research
  • To support the team in adhering to mandatory procedures prescribed by capital markets law
  • To maintain the content on the IR homepage
  • To support the team in organising events

Our requirements:

  • You will need to have entered at least the 4th semester of an economics degree, ideally with a focus on finance
  • You will have achieved good academic results and undertaken some initial practical experience
  • You will possess skills in analytical thinking and numerical reasoning, and have an independent approach to work
  • You will have good knowledge of MS Office (especially PowerPoint and Excel)
  • You will possess an excellent command of German and English
  • Term: minimum of 6 months

We provide:

  • An interesting and varied role
  • Insights into the IR work of an MDAX company
  • A modern working environment with an international focus
  • A friendly team

Contact

Interested? Then we want to hear from you right away! If you have any initial questions, please do not hesitate to contact Andrea Nikolaus on +49 (0) 611 770-248. We look forward to receiving your online application, together with details of your availability.

(Student) assistant (m/f) for Corporate Compliance training

The Compliance department at the Head Office of the KION Group in Wiesbaden, Germany is now looking for a

(Student) assistant (m/f) for Corporate Compliance training

As a (student) assistant in the Corporate Compliance department, you will receive an insight into the wide variety of tasks undertaken in the fields of training/communication

Your Duties:

  • further developing the training programme relating to the KION Group Code of Compliance (KGCC) for subsidiaries in Sweden and Denmark, Poland, Hungary, Slovenia, Serbia, Romania and Turkey
  • Providing support to editors reviewing translations of the KGCC and translations of training content (original version always in German, translations into Hungarian, Slovenian, Serbian respectively)
  • Providing assistance in testing the e-training content of the Group's own learning platform.

Requirements:

  • Successful applicants must have: a very good command of German; a good understanding and feel for the German language; a very good feel and knowledge/understanding of at least one of the following languages: Swedish, Danish, Polish, Hungarian, Slovenian, Serbian, Romanian or Turkish.
  • Excellent IT skills (MS Word, ideally first-hand experience of testing e-learning content).
  • Knowledge relating to the fields of compliance, business ethics/business law and corporate governance is an advantage.
  • Duration: over the course of at least three months, either on a daily or hourly basis (by agreement).

Others:

If you want to take an active role in shaping our company, we would be very glad to see your online-application documents to demonstrate this, and stating the earliest possible date that you could start.

Contact

Ms. Andrea Nikolaus, Phone: +49 (0) 0611-770 248

IT Demand Manager (m/f) General & Administration

For further expansion of our organization we are looking to fill the following vacancy at our site in Wiesbaden or Aschaffenburg as soon as possible as

IT Demand Manager (m/f) General & Administration

Your main functions:

The IT Demand Manager (m/f) is responsible for the high-level solution design of the application and for mapping the business requirements to system/technical requirements. The IT Demand Manager (m/f) works as a team member along with the Global Key Account Manager and technical architects to define the complete solution for the customer. In detail, the main duties of the IT Demand Manager (m/f) are:

  • Support of one or more Global Key Account Manager(s) to manage customer IT demand and deputizing customer demand within KION IT
  • Active customer support in preparing IT demands
  • Independent development of customer requests including respective high-level solution design
  • Support in program/project definition and ensuring completeness of business requests
  • Provision of expertise to identify and translate system requirements into high-level solution design in cooperation with application and infrastructure architects
  • Development of global IT landscape architecture in cooperation with application and infrastructure architects considering cross-brand standardization, economics and synergies
  • Alignment of system architecture and business strategy
  • Identification and qualification of the business´ development options as well as support in consulting international process owners
  • Survey of market landscape for solution insights, vendors, methods
  • Identification and execution of IT innovation initiatives
  • Participation in and involvement in preparation of IT Council

Our requirements:

You have an university or college degree in (Business) Computer Science or a comparable qualification due to several years of working experience. Furthermore, you are remarkable for relevant practical experience in IT demand management and/or IT related process management. Next to your distinctive communication and conflict management skills you are strong in moderation and conviction. As consultant (m/f) you appear professionally and self-confidently. You are a person with foresight always acting prudently, recognizing risks and demonstrating high readiness for action.In addition, your qualifications and experiences are:

  • Experience in machinery, automobile or manufacturing industry
  • High expertise in the area of production and logistic
  • Good knowledge of ITIL methodology and the functionality of process supporting tools
  • Sound IT technical know-how and system know-how of SAP modules FI,CO,HR,MM (Purchasing)
  • Analytical and structured way of thinking and proceeding
  • Experience with MS Office Applications as well as very good oral and written English skills are a precondition. Furthermore, you should be willing to travel internationally.As a highly motivated and responsible All-rounder (m/f) you will find diverse tasks in our team you can take up responsibility for. Continuous further development, team work, flexible working time and service-orientation are the least we could do.

Did we draw your attention? If so, we are looking forward to receiving your online application including your availability and salary expectation.

Contact

For any first questions, please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Jeannine Stephan, phone: + 49 - (0) 611 - 770 5054.

IT Demand Manager (m/f) Sales & Service

For further expansion of our organization we are looking to fill the following vacancy at our site in Aschaffenburg or Hamburg as soon as possible as

IT Demand Manager (m/f) Sales & Service

Your main functions:

The IT Demand Manager (m/f) is responsible for the high-level solution design of the application and for mapping the business requirements to system/technical requirements. The IT Demand Manager (m/f) works as a team member along with the Global Key Account Manager and technical architects to define the complete solution for the customer. In detail, the main duties of the IT Demand Manager (m/f) are:

  • Support of one or more Global Key Account Manager(s) to manage customer IT demand and deputizing customer demand within KION IT
  • Active customer support in preparing IT demands
  • Independent development of customer requests including respective high-level solution design
  • Support in program/project definition and ensuring completeness of business requests
  • Provision of expertise to identify and translate system requirements into high-level solution design in cooperation with application and infrastructure architects
  • Development of global IT landscape architecture in cooperation with application and infrastructure architects considering cross-brand standardization, economics and synergies
  • Alignment of system architecture and business strategy
  • Identification and qualification of the business´ development options as well as support in consulting international process owners
  • Survey of market landscape for solution insights, vendors, methods
  • Identification and execution of IT innovation initiatives
  • Participation in and involvement in preparation of IT Council

Our requirements:

You have an university or college degree in (Business) Computer Science or a comparable qualification due to several years of working experience. Furthermore, you are remarkable for relevant practical experience in IT demand management and/or IT related process management. Next to your distinctive communication and conflict management skills you are strong in moderation and conviction. As consultant (m/f) you appear professionally and self-confidently. You are a person with foresight always acting prudently, recognizing risks and demonstrating high readiness for action.In addition, your qualifications and experiences are:

  • Experience in machinery, automobile or manufacturing industry
  • High expertise in the area of production and logistic
  • Good knowledge of ITIL methodology and the functionality of process supporting tools
  • Sound IT technical know-how and system know-how (SAP SD/CS/WTY/CRM/variant configuration/VS/LES)
  • Analytical and structured way of thinking and proceeding
  • Experience with MS Office Applications as well as very good oral and written English skills are a precondition. Furthermore, you should be willing to travel internationally.As a highly motivated and responsible All-rounder (m/f) you will find diverse tasks in our team you can take up responsibility for. Continuous further development, team work, flexible working time and service-orientation are the least we could do.

Did we draw your attention? If so, we are looking forward to receiving your online application including your availability and salary expectation.

Contact

For any first questions, please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Jeannine Stephan, phone: + 49 - (0) 611 - 770 5054.

Internal Audit Project Leader

For our department Internal Audit in the Head Office of the KION Group in Wiesbaden (Germany) we are looking immediately for an

Internal Audit Project Leader

Your main tasks:

  • To conduct audits independently worldwide and advise on process optimization within the Group
  • to identify and evaluate fundamental economic risks
  • to analyse the efficiency and legality of contractual arrangements
  • to advise audited units and introduce and monitor suitable measures for the achievement of targets
  • to transfer knowledge of best practice.

You have:

  • Completed your studies in economics/business administration or as a business engineer, specializing in controlling or finance and accounting
  • knowledge of finance and controlling
  • three to five years of professional experience
  • additional qualifications welcome, e.g. CIA, CPA
  • very good English and sound German; other languages would be nice
  • willingness to travel for work, in Germany and abroad
  • excellent analytical skills, firmly oriented towards performance and results
  • highly creative, team spirit and a flair for communication.

We provide:

  • The chance to work for a company recently listed on the stock exchange,
  • comprehensive training in your field of duties,
  • a modern, pleasant working environment,
  • performance-related pay,
  • additional employee benefits.

Contact

Interested? If so, we look forward to receiving your online application, together with details of your availability and expected salary. For further information please contact Petra Klärner, Phone +49 (0) 611.770-247.

PLM Administrator (m/f)

PLM Administrator (m/f)

Your main tasks:

  • Operation and further development of our global Product Life Cycle Management (PLM) solutions
  • 2nd level support (dealing with and tracking of tickets, error analysis/management, communication with software suppliers, user support)
  • Creation of user documentation (guide lines)
  • Application and support of further PLM systems/components
  • Entry and adjustments of system requirements
  • Constitution of implementation specifications
  • Installation and configuration of software, modules and functions
  • Functional, software and system testing
  • Planning, coordination, implementation of trainings and workshops
  • Collaboration in cross-site projects (in the PLM field), management of small projects and/or partial project responsibility

Our requirements:

  • Technical college or university degree or a comparable vocational training with working experience
  • Provable practical experience with PLM systems or similar data base applications
  • SAP knowledge is advantageous (preferably PLM)
  • Experience in development processes in the production industry
  • Sound and general IT user know-how, competent handling of common computer softwares
  • Basic knowledge in modern programming language and web technologies
  • Analytical and target-oriented way of acting and thinking
  • Independent and result-oriented working method
  • Enjoying cross-site team work
  • Good English language skills spoken and written

Contact

For any first information, please do not hesitate to contact Ms Jeannine Stephan, phone: +49 (0)611 - 770 5054.

Intern in Strategy & Business Development/M&A (North America)

For active participation in a range of strategy and M&A areas at our North America branch, we are looking for an

Intern in Strategy & Business Development/M&A (North America)

Your responsibilities will be to:

  • Actively participate in and provide process support for the implementation of strategy and M&A projects
  • Prepare analyses and presentations for top management
  • Handle smaller projects independently
  • Collect and record research and information
  • Provide support for on-going strategy projects

Your profile:

  • Graduate with a Bachelor's degree or final-year undergraduate in business management/economics/a business-related subject
  • Analytical skills and experience in strategy development and implementation
  • Previous internship at a management consultancy firm, investment bank or auditing company desirable
  • Fluent in English and another foreign language
  • Highly proficient in using MS Office applications (esp. Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Flexibility, initiative, conceptual thinking and creativity

Other:

You will be working very closely with the Director of Strategy & Business Development for North America. The placement is expected to be for a period of 3–6 months. You will be located in Summerville, South Carolina, USA.

Contact

We look forward to receiving applications from enthusiastic candidates who are keen to put their skills to use and become part of our team in a varied and interesting role!

A trainee or intern in the Investor Relations team

We are currently looking for a motivated candidate to fill the following vacancy in our Corporate Finance/Investor Relations department at the head office of the KION Group, for an immediate start:

A trainee or intern in the Investor Relations team

Main duties:

  • To support the team in drawing up analyses, presentations and reports
  • To maintain and analyse our investor database
  • To perform benchmarking and research
  • To support the team in adhering to mandatory procedures prescribed by capital markets law
  • To maintain the content on the IR homepage
  • To support the team in organising events

Our requirements:

  • You will need to have entered at least the 4th semester of an economics degree, ideally with a focus on finance
  • You will have achieved good academic results and undertaken some initial practical experience
  • You will possess skills in analytical thinking and numerical reasoning, and have an independent approach to work
  • You will have good knowledge of MS Office (especially PowerPoint and Excel)
  • You will possess an excellent command of German and English
  • Term: minimum of 6 months

We provide:

  • An interesting and varied role
  • Insights into the IR work of an MDAX company
  • A modern working environment with an international focus
  • A friendly team

Contact

Interested? Then we want to hear from you right away! If you have any initial questions, please do not hesitate to contact Andrea Nikolaus on +49 (0) 611 770-248. We look forward to receiving your online application, together with details of your availability.

(Student) assistant (m/f) for Corporate Compliance training

The Compliance department at the Head Office of the KION Group in Wiesbaden, Germany is now looking for a

(Student) assistant (m/f) for Corporate Compliance training

As a (student) assistant in the Corporate Compliance department, you will receive an insight into the wide variety of tasks undertaken in the fields of training/communication

Your Duties:

  • further developing the training programme relating to the KION Group Code of Compliance (KGCC) for subsidiaries in Sweden and Denmark, Poland, Hungary, Slovenia, Serbia, Romania and Turkey
  • Providing support to editors reviewing translations of the KGCC and translations of training content (original version always in German, translations into Hungarian, Slovenian, Serbian respectively)
  • Providing assistance in testing the e-training content of the Group's own learning platform.

Requirements:

  • Successful applicants must have: a very good command of German; a good understanding and feel for the German language; a very good feel and knowledge/understanding of at least one of the following languages: Swedish, Danish, Polish, Hungarian, Slovenian, Serbian, Romanian or Turkish.
  • Excellent IT skills (MS Word, ideally first-hand experience of testing e-learning content).
  • Knowledge relating to the fields of compliance, business ethics/business law and corporate governance is an advantage.
  • Duration: over the course of at least three months, either on a daily or hourly basis (by agreement).

Others:

If you want to take an active role in shaping our company, we would be very glad to see your online-application documents to demonstrate this, and stating the earliest possible date that you could start.

Contact

Ms. Andrea Nikolaus, Phone: +49 (0) 0611-770 248

Internal Audit Project Leader

For our department Internal Audit in the Head Office of the KION Group in Wiesbaden (Germany) we are looking immediately for an

Internal Audit Project Leader

Your main tasks:

  • To conduct audits independently worldwide and advise on process optimization within the Group
  • to identify and evaluate fundamental economic risks
  • to analyse the efficiency and legality of contractual arrangements
  • to advise audited units and introduce and monitor suitable measures for the achievement of targets
  • to transfer knowledge of best practice.

You have:

  • Completed your studies in economics/business administration or as a business engineer, specializing in controlling or finance and accounting
  • knowledge of finance and controlling
  • three to five years of professional experience
  • additional qualifications welcome, e.g. CIA, CPA
  • very good English and sound German; other languages would be nice
  • willingness to travel for work, in Germany and abroad
  • excellent analytical skills, firmly oriented towards performance and results
  • highly creative, team spirit and a flair for communication.

We provide:

  • The chance to work for a company recently listed on the stock exchange,
  • comprehensive training in your field of duties,
  • a modern, pleasant working environment,
  • performance-related pay,
  • additional employee benefits.

Contact

Interested? If so, we look forward to receiving your online application, together with details of your availability and expected salary. For further information please contact Petra Klärner, Phone +49 (0) 611.770-247.

Intern in Strategy & Business Development/M&A (North America)

For active participation in a range of strategy and M&A areas at our North America branch, we are looking for an

Intern in Strategy & Business Development/M&A (North America)

Your responsibilities will be to:

  • Actively participate in and provide process support for the implementation of strategy and M&A projects
  • Prepare analyses and presentations for top management
  • Handle smaller projects independently
  • Collect and record research and information
  • Provide support for on-going strategy projects

Your profile:

  • Graduate with a Bachelor's degree or final-year undergraduate in business management/economics/a business-related subject
  • Analytical skills and experience in strategy development and implementation
  • Previous internship at a management consultancy firm, investment bank or auditing company desirable
  • Fluent in English and another foreign language
  • Highly proficient in using MS Office applications (esp. Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Flexibility, initiative, conceptual thinking and creativity

Other:

You will be working very closely with the Director of Strategy & Business Development for North America. The placement is expected to be for a period of 3–6 months. You will be located in Summerville, South Carolina, USA.

Contact

We look forward to receiving applications from enthusiastic candidates who are keen to put their skills to use and become part of our team in a varied and interesting role!

IT Demand Manager (m/f) General & Administration

For further expansion of our organization we are looking to fill the following vacancy at our site in Wiesbaden or Aschaffenburg as soon as possible as

IT Demand Manager (m/f) General & Administration

Your main functions:

The IT Demand Manager (m/f) is responsible for the high-level solution design of the application and for mapping the business requirements to system/technical requirements. The IT Demand Manager (m/f) works as a team member along with the Global Key Account Manager and technical architects to define the complete solution for the customer. In detail, the main duties of the IT Demand Manager (m/f) are:

  • Support of one or more Global Key Account Manager(s) to manage customer IT demand and deputizing customer demand within KION IT
  • Active customer support in preparing IT demands
  • Independent development of customer requests including respective high-level solution design
  • Support in program/project definition and ensuring completeness of business requests
  • Provision of expertise to identify and translate system requirements into high-level solution design in cooperation with application and infrastructure architects
  • Development of global IT landscape architecture in cooperation with application and infrastructure architects considering cross-brand standardization, economics and synergies
  • Alignment of system architecture and business strategy
  • Identification and qualification of the business´ development options as well as support in consulting international process owners
  • Survey of market landscape for solution insights, vendors, methods
  • Identification and execution of IT innovation initiatives
  • Participation in and involvement in preparation of IT Council

Our requirements:

You have an university or college degree in (Business) Computer Science or a comparable qualification due to several years of working experience. Furthermore, you are remarkable for relevant practical experience in IT demand management and/or IT related process management. Next to your distinctive communication and conflict management skills you are strong in moderation and conviction. As consultant (m/f) you appear professionally and self-confidently. You are a person with foresight always acting prudently, recognizing risks and demonstrating high readiness for action.In addition, your qualifications and experiences are:

  • Experience in machinery, automobile or manufacturing industry
  • High expertise in the area of production and logistic
  • Good knowledge of ITIL methodology and the functionality of process supporting tools
  • Sound IT technical know-how and system know-how of SAP modules FI,CO,HR,MM (Purchasing)
  • Analytical and structured way of thinking and proceeding
  • Experience with MS Office Applications as well as very good oral and written English skills are a precondition. Furthermore, you should be willing to travel internationally.As a highly motivated and responsible All-rounder (m/f) you will find diverse tasks in our team you can take up responsibility for. Continuous further development, team work, flexible working time and service-orientation are the least we could do.

Did we draw your attention? If so, we are looking forward to receiving your online application including your availability and salary expectation.

Contact

For any first questions, please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Jeannine Stephan, phone: + 49 - (0) 611 - 770 5054.

IT Demand Manager (m/f) Sales & Service

For further expansion of our organization we are looking to fill the following vacancy at our site in Aschaffenburg or Hamburg as soon as possible as

IT Demand Manager (m/f) Sales & Service

Your main functions:

The IT Demand Manager (m/f) is responsible for the high-level solution design of the application and for mapping the business requirements to system/technical requirements. The IT Demand Manager (m/f) works as a team member along with the Global Key Account Manager and technical architects to define the complete solution for the customer. In detail, the main duties of the IT Demand Manager (m/f) are:

  • Support of one or more Global Key Account Manager(s) to manage customer IT demand and deputizing customer demand within KION IT
  • Active customer support in preparing IT demands
  • Independent development of customer requests including respective high-level solution design
  • Support in program/project definition and ensuring completeness of business requests
  • Provision of expertise to identify and translate system requirements into high-level solution design in cooperation with application and infrastructure architects
  • Development of global IT landscape architecture in cooperation with application and infrastructure architects considering cross-brand standardization, economics and synergies
  • Alignment of system architecture and business strategy
  • Identification and qualification of the business´ development options as well as support in consulting international process owners
  • Survey of market landscape for solution insights, vendors, methods
  • Identification and execution of IT innovation initiatives
  • Participation in and involvement in preparation of IT Council

Our requirements:

You have an university or college degree in (Business) Computer Science or a comparable qualification due to several years of working experience. Furthermore, you are remarkable for relevant practical experience in IT demand management and/or IT related process management. Next to your distinctive communication and conflict management skills you are strong in moderation and conviction. As consultant (m/f) you appear professionally and self-confidently. You are a person with foresight always acting prudently, recognizing risks and demonstrating high readiness for action.In addition, your qualifications and experiences are:

  • Experience in machinery, automobile or manufacturing industry
  • High expertise in the area of production and logistic
  • Good knowledge of ITIL methodology and the functionality of process supporting tools
  • Sound IT technical know-how and system know-how (SAP SD/CS/WTY/CRM/variant configuration/VS/LES)
  • Analytical and structured way of thinking and proceeding
  • Experience with MS Office Applications as well as very good oral and written English skills are a precondition. Furthermore, you should be willing to travel internationally.As a highly motivated and responsible All-rounder (m/f) you will find diverse tasks in our team you can take up responsibility for. Continuous further development, team work, flexible working time and service-orientation are the least we could do.

Did we draw your attention? If so, we are looking forward to receiving your online application including your availability and salary expectation.

Contact

For any first questions, please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Jeannine Stephan, phone: + 49 - (0) 611 - 770 5054.

PLM Administrator (m/f)

PLM Administrator (m/f)

Your main tasks:

  • Operation and further development of our global Product Life Cycle Management (PLM) solutions
  • 2nd level support (dealing with and tracking of tickets, error analysis/management, communication with software suppliers, user support)
  • Creation of user documentation (guide lines)
  • Application and support of further PLM systems/components
  • Entry and adjustments of system requirements
  • Constitution of implementation specifications
  • Installation and configuration of software, modules and functions
  • Functional, software and system testing
  • Planning, coordination, implementation of trainings and workshops
  • Collaboration in cross-site projects (in the PLM field), management of small projects and/or partial project responsibility

Our requirements:

  • Technical college or university degree or a comparable vocational training with working experience
  • Provable practical experience with PLM systems or similar data base applications
  • SAP knowledge is advantageous (preferably PLM)
  • Experience in development processes in the production industry
  • Sound and general IT user know-how, competent handling of common computer softwares
  • Basic knowledge in modern programming language and web technologies
  • Analytical and target-oriented way of acting and thinking
  • Independent and result-oriented working method
  • Enjoying cross-site team work
  • Good English language skills spoken and written

Contact

For any first information, please do not hesitate to contact Ms Jeannine Stephan, phone: +49 (0)611 - 770 5054.

Application


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KION Information Management Services


KION Information Management Services GmbH is the internal IT service provider for the KION companies.

Locations


Sites for the production of forklifts and industrial trucks around the world and a sales and service network in more than 100 countries.

HR Contact


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